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Science 317 (5845): 1695-1696

Copyright © 2007 by the American Association for the Advancement of Science

BIOCHEMISTRY:
How Cells Control Zinc Homeostasis

Dietrich H. Nies

The structure of a transport protein for divalent metal cations sheds light on how metal concentrations in the cell are regulated.


The author is in the Institute for Microbiology, Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg, 06099 Halle/Saale, Germany. E-mail: d.nies{at}mikrobiologie.uni-halle.de


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